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04-27-2012, 08:40 PM   #1
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??Tou/Five Star MC Auto Macro Zoom 200mm 4.0

just purchased this odd lens..Tou/Five Star MC Auto Macro Zoom 200mm 4.0 with 'a' setting....
clean according to seller.... never had seen this before... anyone had any dealings with this
creature ???
was relatively cheap... 40 bucks, which included free shipping.... hey, it cost me less than filling
up my hyundai santa fe....
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nah... the one i'm getting is a prime... perhaps somewhat similar to the pentax 200mm f4... which i wasn't crazy about.... sold it awhile back...
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Hi dcm
I have a Magnon and one time searched to find Tou FiveStar Ozunon & Magnon are all the same lens.
Probably from the 1980's
A similar brand is Makinon . I have a Makinon 200/4.5 and I compared with my SMC Pentax 1:4/200 ( 58 mm filter thread)
and the Makinon has definitely worse corner sharpness than the SMC

I was using the Makinon today at the ice skating rink (or rather, trying to...)

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